H.R.6170 - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act with respect to the consolidation of public water systems, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Introduced 09/26/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/26/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6170 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/2016)
This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to authorize states and the Environmental Protection Agency to require public water systems that have repeatedly failed to comply with drinking water standards to assess options for consolidation.
Public water systems are eligible for financial assistance to assist with undertaking consolidation activities.
Additionally, the bill provides liability protection for compliant public water systems that consolidate with non-compliant systems.